Experts with us share their views on how to mitigate the impact of the crisis in these testing times.
In this blog, Dr Nimisha Goel (MBBS, MD), National Program Officer at the Norway India Partnership, explores maternal, newborn and child health in India
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin received nod from Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Tuesday who further proffered positive recommendation to DCGI for the use of Covaxin in 2-18 years age group. Bharat Biotech has earlier submitted data from clinical trials to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for its verification and subsequent approval for emergency use authorisation (EUA) […]
The festive season in India is once again, inching nearer, posing as an opportunity for the country to hope for an economic revival. With the COVID-19 caseload across states and regions on a sharp decline and record vaccination numbers reposing faith in state capacity, the markets are expected to flourish with consumers again and bring […]
Hospitalization of covid- 19 patients before and after the emergence of the delta variant—responsible for the second wave of infections in India—was influenced by government policies, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its weekly epidemiological update last week.
It starts right from birth. Tetanus, diptheria, measles, rubella, BCG, polio…the vaccine list starts within a few days/weeks of being born. So, why is it different for Covid-19? A combination of the magnitude of the virus, apprehension among parents and ambiguity on vaccine efficacy are a few reasons. Experts have already predicted a third wave […]
India risks repeating the traumatic mass movement that occurred last year after it enforced one of the world’s toughest national lockdown, eliminating millions of jobs quickly. The lockdown fueled the most disruptive migration in the Indian subcontinent that witnessed scores walking barefoot for days at a stretch only to reach home.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday asked the central government to prioritise testing and vaccination in rural areas as the covid-19 spread is now going to peri-urban and rural places. Dr Sujeet K. Singh, Director NCDC while presenting the epidemiological findings and a granular analysis of the covid-19 trajectory in the States […]
Realising the need for increased public-private sector engagement we are also supporting donor initiatives that will help strengthen the vaccine supply chain through our innovative and first-of-its kind blended finance facility that will allow social and market-based solutions to be introduced and scaled rapidly.
Coronavirus 3rd wave inevitable; home isolation, face mask, physical distance only solution: Health experts
Even as the country grapples with the overwhelming number of new Coronavirus cases everyday, health experts have given a clear warning that there will be a third wave of Coronavirus in India. Speaking at a webinar, Dr Harsh Mahajan, founder of Mahajan Imaging said that there will definitely be a third wave of the virus […]
Amid the ongoing vaccination drive against coronavirus, the Central government on Wednesday released data that shows that both the vaccines—Covaxin and Covishield—are working. As per the data released by the government, among those who received Covaxin, 695 tested positive after the second dose, which is 0.04 percent of the population that received the indigenous vaccine. […]